Teaser Tuesday (#64)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Heavy clouds, pregnant with water, drip, drip, drip down the windowsill. Zeus lies on the floor.”
~128 (50%)
Branded (Sinners #1) – Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki

Teaser Tuesday (#63)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“A good portion of the book was taken up with a family tree of sorts, branches stretching out in every direction. Some ended quickly, others went on for years and years.”
~207 (68%)
Ask Me – Kimberly Pauley

Teaser Tuesday (#62)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“I limped forward, gritting my teeth against the burn, and laid my palm flat in the velvet-covered marble. The suffering Christ looked down on me with a severe expression, and I quickly crossed myself.”
~147 (41%)
Prince of Shadows: A Novel of Romeo and Juliet – Rachel Caine

Teaser Tuesday (#61)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Firenze slowed to a walk, warned Harry to keep his head bowed in case of low-hanging branches but did not answer Harry’s question. They made their way through the trees in silence for so long that Harry thought Firenze didn’t want to talk to him any more.”
~188
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter #1) – J.K. Rowling

 

Teaser Tuesday (#60)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week is:

“Elinor could not find herself in the carriage with Mrs. Jennings, and beginning a journey to London under her protection, and as her guest, without wondering at her own situation, so short had their acquaintance with that lady been, so wholly unsuited were they in age and disposition, and so many had been her objections against such a measure only a few days before! “
~152
Sense & Sensibility – Jane Austen

Teaser Tuesday (#59)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My first teaser for this week is:

“‘I would not ask such a question for the world. Supposing it possible that they are not engaged, what distress would not such an inquiry inflict!'”
~82
Sense & Sensibility – Jane Austen

Teaser Tuesday (#58)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My first teaser for this week is:

“I hesitated before opening the door, pulling it back slowly, trying my best to peek out before pulling it wide open. I was amazed to find no one outside.”
~103 (75%)
Aberrant (Aberrant #1) – Ruth Silver

Teaser Tuesday (#57)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My first teaser for this week is:

“Heat flared in Jordan’s cheeks. His sister’s reaction agitated him, but what Mandy had just done put every life on Castine Island at risk.”
~34 (11%)
Colony East (Toucan Trilogy #2) – Scott Cramer

Teaser Tuesday (#56)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My first teaser for this week is:

“Sweeping the chicken coop, Emily gripped the handle of the push broom and sent wave after wave of brown pellets tumbling forward. She paused to inspect her calloused hands, proud of her increasing strength.”
~57 (30%)
Night of the Purple Moon (Toucan Trilogy #1) – Scott Cramer



And my second teaser for this week is:

Portuguese:
“Durante um segundo, Robert Neville ficou tão chocado que não se conseguia mexer. Ficou petrificado a olhar para o cão, que coxeava ao atravessar a estrada o mais rapidamente possível, a cauda tipo corda enfiada entre as pernas.”

~82
Eu Sou A Lenda – Richard Matheson

Teaser Tuesday (#55)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week is:

“He managed a slight smile and left quickly after telling me to rest up. I laid back after kicking off my boots, feeling more tired than I had thought I was.”
~118 (56%)
Reing of Blood (Reign of Blood #1) – Alexia Purdy

Teaser Tuesday (#54)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week is:

“As we walk in the house, I see dark hardwood floors throughout, which contrast with its eggshell walls. Finding my way around, I gasp as I step in my room.”
~25 (10%)
Resilient – Patricia Vanasse

Teaser Tuesday (#53)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this Bout of Books 8.0 week is:

“Clary looked down on herself. She’d thrown a light jacket on to make her feel less naked and grabbed her backpack from her room.”
~199
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1) – Cassandra Clare

 

Teaser Tuesday (#52)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My first teaser for this week:

“It made sense. Even though the cops might not care what happened to criminals, they’d definitely care what happened to the regular civilian.”
~74 (22%)
Coutdown – Michelle Rowen

 

 

My second teaser for this week:

“I nod back and do a quick tromp through the kitchen so my mother can feel better about our lives too. She smiles when she hands me my lunch bag.”
~83 (36%)
Thin Space – Jody Casella

Teaser Tuesday (#51)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Kenna settled next to me on the plush bench seat, humming show tunes under her breath as Fergus methodically checked the horses under Fiona’s diligent  scrutiny. Despite a full ten hours of bliss sleep, my shoulder ached with tension.”
~116 (29%)
Doon (Doon #1) – Carie Corp and Lorie Langdon

Teaser Tuesday (#50)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Trash dipped and floated in the wind from the hovering airbus, whipping into a frenzy before falling to the ground like crude snow. The smoke stacks loomed over us and blocked out the sun.”
~14 (3%)
Steel Lily (The Periodic Series #1) -Megan Curd

Teaser Tuesday (#49)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Karma had given me one sweet, brief taste of my heart’s desire then promptly pushed me into heaven. Though, come to think of it – this sure didn’t feel like paradise. “
~100 (27%)
The Thing About Were (Mystwalker #1) – Leigh Evans

Teaser Tuesday (#48)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Clover watched Melissa climb out of the train, then run to them and throw herself at Jude. His hand disappeared into Melissa’s think hair, covering her back as he caught her..”
~299 (93%)
Viral Nation – Shaunta Grimes

Teaser Tuesday (#47)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“A warm sensation ran through her body, as if a springtime sun caressed her insides. Her thoughts whirled with ribbons and lace, the scent flowers, and velvety grass beneath her feet.”
~88 (47%)
Arrow of the Mist (Arrow of the Mist #1) – Christina Mercer

Teaser Tuesday (#46)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“Half an hour later, I’d read several reviews and my eyes were glazing over. I spread my online search to all newspapers in Maine.”
~151
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush #1) – Becca Fitzpatrick

Teaser Tuesday (#45)

Teaser Tuesday (#2)Hosted by @Should be Reading

Rules:

  • Grab your current read;
  • Open to a random page;
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page;
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!);
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!;

My teaser for this week:

“She stood up, wiped the mud from the back of her pants. Her bike waited for her in the grass outside the gate, and she rode home in the darkness.”
~120 (44% done)
The Mad Scientist’s Daughter – Cassandra Rose Clarke